Home > Newsletters > Daily: Love or hate Earth Hour? > Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxic > Health-in-Motion Updated 22 January 2018 Favourite activity among parents and their new-born babies Gazing at each other in wonder for extended periods of time is a favourite activity among parents and their new-born babies. It’s an important early bonding mechanism and, as scientists at the University of Cambridge have recently demonstrated, it gets their brainwaves in sync. Using electroencephalography (EEG), they measured the brainwave patterns of 36 infants as they interacted with adults singing nursery rhymes and found that synchronisation of brainwaves was significantly increased when the two made eye contact, a process which researchers believe may improve communication and learning in babies. 0 More: Daily Dose: This is why your vanilla or cinnamon flavoured e-cigarette is toxicHealth-in-Motion advertisement Other news Fitness Use this workout plan to master the superman push-up in under a month Diet and nutrition 8 prebiotic foods you should probably add to your diet News Good Sex? Bad Sex? Rad Sex? Sex Can you really get an STD from kissing? Fitness 4 amazing body benefits of weightlifting that’ll persuade you to give it a try Lifestyle Where snakebites are deadliest From our sponsors Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract ACC 200 works fast to break down mucus Live healthier Contraceptives and you » Scientists create new contraceptive from seaweed Poor long-term birth control training leads to 'accidents' 7 birth control myths you should stop believing Will the Pill make you gain weight? Can you fall pregnant while breastfeeding? We bust seven common myths about birth control. Your digestive health » Causes of digestive disorders 9 habits that could hurt your digestive system Your tummy rumblings might help diagnose bowel disorder With the assistance of an 'acoustic belt', doctors can now determine the cause of your tummy troubles.